Chile’s retail trade surged 62.2 percent year-on-year in July of 2021, following a downwardly revised 64.9 percent surge in the previous month, reflecting a low base year due to the pandemic and the lifting of public health restrictions. Upward pressure remained solid in sales of both durable goods (84.1 percent vs 123.2 percent in June) and non-durable goods (56.2 percent vs 50.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade rose 6.2 percent, rebounding from an upwardly revised 4.7 percent drop in June. source: National Institute of Statistics, Chile

Retail Sales YoY in Chile averaged 6.61 percent from 2006 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 72.10 percent in May of 2021 and a record low of -32.10 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Chile Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Chile Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Chile is expected to be 6.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Chile Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2022 and 3.90 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Chile Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.20 64.90 72.10 -32.10 2006 - 2021 percent Monthly
2014=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-05-31 01:00 PM Apr 44% 23.5% 25%
2021-06-30 01:00 PM May 72.1% 43.3% 30%
2021-07-30 01:00 PM Jun 65.6% 72.1% 50%
2021-08-31 01:00 PM Jul 62.2% 64.9% 42%
2021-09-30 12:00 PM Aug 62.2% 35%
2021-10-29 12:00 PM Sep
2021-11-30 12:00 PM Oct
2021-12-31 12:00 PM Nov


News Stream
Chile Retail Activity Shows Sharp Gains in July
Chile’s retail trade surged 62.2 percent year-on-year in July of 2021, following a downwardly revised 64.9 percent surge in the previous month, reflecting a low base year due to the pandemic and the lifting of public health restrictions. Upward pressure remained solid in sales of both durable goods (84.1 percent vs 123.2 percent in June) and non-durable goods (56.2 percent vs 50.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade rose 6.2 percent, rebounding from an upwardly revised 4.7 percent drop in June.
2021-08-31
Chile Retail Sales Rise at Record Pace
Chile's retail trade growth accelerated to an all-time high of 72.1 percent year-on-year in May 2021, from a revised 43.3 percent in the previous month, reflecting a low base year due to the coronavirus pandemic and a recovery in domestic demand as the economy re-opened. On a monthly basis, retail sales surged 34 percent in May, after a 14 percent slump in April.
2021-06-30
Chile Retail Sales Grow at Record Pace
Retail sales in Chile soared by 44.0 percent year-on-year in April of 2021, following a downwardly revised 23.5 percent surge in the previous month. It was by far the highest value ever recorded since the series began, given low baseline effects from the pandemic outbreak. The biggest increases were recorded for sales of durable goods such as light motor vehicles (425.5 percent vs 98.8 percent in March), but also secondary need goods like clothing & footwear (73.4 percent vs 29.4 percent), construction materials, tools, hardware & paints (53.7 percent vs 47.3 percent) and electronic & technological products (45.5 percent vs 60.6 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade plunged 13.6 percent, after a downwardly revised 10.6 percent surge in the prior month.
2021-05-31
Chile Retail Sales Growth Surge to 23.8% in March
Retail sales in Chile surged 23.8 percent year-on-year in March of 2021, following a downwardly revised 3.7 percent increase in the previous month. Main upward pressure came from the rebound in the sales of clothing & footwear (29.0 percent vs -18.0 percent), fuels (11.0 percent vs -10.3 percent), but also from the very significant pace increases in the sales of new light motor vehicles (98.8 percent vs 2.7 percent), electronic & technological products (61.2 percent vs 41.9 percent) and construction materials, tools, hardware & paints (47.3 percent vs 29.3 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade jumped 10.9 percent, after an upwardly revised 2.7 percent drop in the prior month.
2021-04-30

Chile Retail Sales YoY
In Chile, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago.